Marco came to High Tech Middle Chula Vista in 2018 and currently holds the position of 7th Grade Math/ Science Teacher. Prior to joining HTMCV, he served as a Resident Mentor in the first annual My Journey to College Grade 9 Summer Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has also taught Grade 4 Math and Prealgebra at the Art of Problem Solving. Marco found his community when he first joined HTMCV as an Academic Coach. These experiences have shaped his passion for equitable and meaningful education. He attended UCLA where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics. He holds a Master of Education degree in Teaching and Learning from the High Tech High Graduate School of Education.